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Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney weather

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    10 °C

  • Light shower day 11 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    8 °C

  • Light shower day 11 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    10 °C

  • Heavy shower day 11 °C

    8 °C

  • Heavy rain 11 °C

    10 °C

Tuesday (Tuesday 16 October 2018)
Now 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Light rain Cloudy Cloudy
50% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 20 28 SW 19 25 SW 18 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G E E
Humidity
84% 82% 84%
UV index
Sunrise: 07:52 Sunset: 18:05 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 17 October 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Light shower day Sunny intervals Light shower night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 30% 10% <5% 20% 10% 20% 10% 30% 40% 40% 10% 30% 10% 40% 30% 10% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 20 26 SW 21 28 SW 22 29 SW 22 29 SW 22 29 SW 25 32 WSW 24 32 WSW 24 33 WSW 25 34 WSW 26 34 WSW 23 32 WSW 25 34 WSW 25 33 WSW 25 35 WSW 24 33 WSW 24 32 W 24 32 W 23 31 W 25 33 W 24 32 W 25 33 W 23 32 W 24 32 W 23 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E VG E E E E E
Humidity
84% 81% 81% 79% 78% 75% 77% 75% 77% 74% 74% 77% 72% 73% 74% 69% 70% 74% 70% 74% 70% 71% 72% 72%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:54 Sunset: 18:02 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 18 October 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
30% 30% 10% 30% 30% 10% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 23 31 W 23 30 W 21 28 W 18 24 WSW 15 21 WSW 16 22 SW 15 21 SSW 15 21 S 17 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E VG VG E E VG VG
Humidity
71% 74% 70% 72% 75% 75% 75% 77% 80%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:57 Sunset: 17:59 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 19 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Light shower day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 20% 80% 50% 20% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 5 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 18 26 S 20 29 S 22 33 S 24 34 WSW 23 33 W 22 32 W 19 27 WSW 15 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G G VG VG VG
Humidity
80% 78% 81% 85% 80% 76% 76% 77%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:59 Sunset: 17:56 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 20 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light rain Light rain
10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20% 50% 50%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 16 22 SSW 15 21 S 18 26 S 21 30 SSW 21 30 SW 22 31 SW 22 32 WSW 22 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G G G G G
Humidity
79% 82% 82% 85% 86% 88% 90% 89%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 17:54 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 21 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light rain Cloudy Light rain Heavy shower day Light shower day Light shower day Heavy shower night Heavy shower night
50% 20% 50% 60% 40% 50% 60% 60%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 23 33 WSW 24 35 WSW 26 37 W 28 41 W 31 45 W 34 50 W 37 55 W 39 58
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
86% 82% 79% 76% 72% 69% 68% 68%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:04 Sunset: 17:51 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Monday (Monday 22 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower day Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
50% 50% 50% 50% 80% 80% 80% 80%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 39 58 W 38 56 W 37 54 W 35 51 W 36 53 W 36 53 W 37 54 W 38 56
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
68% 70% 74% 78% 79% 80% 82% 83%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:06 Sunset: 17:48 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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Tiree Heavy shower night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Partly cloudy night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Clear night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Light rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Clear night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Partly cloudy night 51.556 -1.778
York Partly cloudy night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Light rain 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Partly cloudy night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Light rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Partly cloudy night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Heavy shower night 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Clear night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Partly cloudy night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Clear night 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Partly cloudy night 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Sunny spells with a scattering of showers on Wednesday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Clear spells at first, but cloud increasing this evening bringing showers. Further well scattered showers overnight. Fresh to strong southerly winds veering to moderate southwesterlys overnight. Minimum temperature 7 °C.

Wednesday:

Bright with some spells, the best of these across Orkney. However, there will be a scattering of showers and the west to southwest winds will be fresh or strong. Maximum temperature 12 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Mainly dry and bright on Thursday with occasional sunny spells. Rain at times Friday and Saturday. Fresh winds, occasionally increasing strong.

Updated: 14:52 on Tue 16 Oct 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Becoming cooler and more settled for many.

This Evening and Tonight:

Weakening bands of rain and drizzle will move across England and Wales overnight, but it will remain dry in the south east. The north will be cooler with scattered showers, and perhaps a touch of frost in sheltered glens.

Wednesday:

Rain and drizzle will move slowly across much of southern England. Elsewhere there will be plenty of sunny spells, turning somewhat cooler. Isolated showers will continue in the northwest.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Some settled, sunny weather is expected for many across the UK with some frosty mornings for some. Rain will return to northwestern areas by Saturday.

Updated: 15:03 on Tue 16 Oct 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 21 Oct 2018 to Tuesday 30 Oct 2018:

On Sunday, southern and central areas should start dry with bright spells. Northern parts of the UK will be cloudier with outbreaks of rain, heavy in places. This rain will slowly move southeast, probably reach central areas in the afternoon, although southern Britain should stay dry. On Monday, rain will gradually spread across the south, followed by brighter conditions with blustery showers, and it will feel cooler. Thereafter, it is likely to stay changeable with periods of wet and windy weather interspersed with brighter and showery spells. The heaviest rain is likely in the north, where there's a risk of gales. Generally drier and brighter in the south, particularly in central and southwestern areas. Temperatures varying around average, but becoming rather cold later with an increasing risk of frosts.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 31 Oct 2018 to Wednesday 14 Nov 2018:

For the end of October, unsettled conditions are likely. Bands of rain could move across the country, separated by brighter and more showery conditions, especially in more northern and eastern areas. However, the southwest will probably stay more settled. Into early November, the weather pattern is likely to become slower moving. Longer spells of wet weather are likely at the start of the month, but prolonged drier spells are possible towards mid-month. During the more settled weather, fog and frost with become more likely, particularly in the north. On the whole temperatures are likely to be rather cold, but some brief milder spells are also possible.

Updated: 15:03 on Tue 16 Oct 2018 BST

Location details

Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney

Location
59.048, -3.345
Altitude
18 m above mean sea level

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